New York Mets at Chicago Cubs MLB Parlay 6/23/2019
Sunday, June 23, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Cole Hamels
Wrigley Field is the site where Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs (41-34, 1st in NL Central) will play the New York Mets (36-40, 4th in NL East) on Sunday. The Mets open this contest at +110 while the Cubs are priced at -120. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Mets have been a less than ideal play for baseball bettors, having gone 36-40-0 SU. Chicago is covering 54.7% of the time, going 41-34-0 straight up. The Cubs have been excellent for MLB bettors as favorites, going 34-16-0 SU. The Mets cover 38.9% of the time as an underdog, having gone 14-22-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a bad Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 40-28-8.
The Mets cover 38.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 16-26-0 straight up.
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
Chicago is covering 66.7% of the time at Wrigley Field, going 26-13-0 SU.
The Cubs have been a dicey Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 39-34-2.
Key New York Mets Injuries
6/21/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/19/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/18/2019 Jeurys Familia RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/18/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/16/2019 Noah Syndergaard SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 26
6/5/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/21/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/18/2019 Tony Barnette RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/18/2019 Kyle Hendricks SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/13/2019 Carl Edwards RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/7/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/2/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 8
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 36-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 3.26 and a WHIP of 1.08 this season. He has 112 strikeouts over his 91 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.28 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 259 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 669 base hits and 353 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 254 batters and struck out 695. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
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As a team New York is hitting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Mets hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .291. He has 70 hits this season in 281 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .409 and an OPS+ of 88. Pete Alonso is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 273 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .619. The Mets have 658 hits, including 129 doubles and 104 home runs. New York has walked 253 times so far this season and they have struck out 693 times as a unit. They have left 526 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 358 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 41-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.85, Cole Hamels has a 6-2 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 91 strikeouts over the 91.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 76 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 215 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 246 batters and walked 125 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 618 base knocks and 289 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 265 hitters and struck out 652 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Anthony Rizzo comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .387. He has 73 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 264 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 138. Kris Bryant is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .395. He has collected 75 hits in 264 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .538. The Cubs as a unit have 636 base hits, including 120 doubles and 119 homers. Chicago has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 677 occasions. They have had 516 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.09 runs per game and totaled 382 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mets +110 and under 9.5 runs
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